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100 Years Old & Still Voting

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Anne Mudrak and Vince Mudrak (son) Troup County Board of Elections & Registration would like to announce that Ms. Anne Mudrak (who is 100 years old) said with a smile that she has never missed an opportunity to vote. Ms. Mudrak encourages everyone to come out and vote.  

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TT2 Introduces Summer Cheer Camp

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July 16th through 20th Tumbletown 2 of LaGrange, LLC hosted a Cheerleading Camp in which over forty young girls attended. Camp participants varied in age, with the youngest being about five years old with the oldest children being in the fifth grade. The Cheerleading Camp at TT2 consisted of stunting, tumbling, and teaching the basic fundamentals of cheerleading. Tumbletown’s Coach ...

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LaGrange Police Investigator Named Western Regional Gang Investigator of the Year

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LaGrange Police Investigator Jarred Anderson is named Western Regional Gang Investigator of the Year. Anderson was honored at the annual GGIA, or the Georgia Gang Investigator’s Association conference over the weekend. He competed against officers and investigators from the Western Region which includes 39 counties. The Georgia Gang Investigators Association was founded in 1998, as the organization to combat the ...

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Saxton Chastain Wins Golf Invitational

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Congratulations to Highland junior golfer, Saxon Chastain for placing 1st in the US Kids 2018 Georgia State Invitational played June 16-17 at Callaway Gardens. This qualifies Saxon to compete in the US Kids World Championship in Pinehurst, NC. This makes back-to-back invitations for Chastain, as he attended the tournament in 2017 as well. Dates are August 2,3,and 4th. Pinehurst Resort ...

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Sea Turtles Meet for Penultimate Practice

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Coach Shane Pulliam’s Sea Turtles teams met Tuesday to start their last week of practice. Despite high turnout all summer season, the number of participating players in both the U11 and high-school divisions proved uncharacteristically low. A brief thunderstorm delayed practice and kept the beleaguered U11 division under shelter. Low turnout and player participation is a new phenomenon for the ...

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Obits–Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Jerry Henry Traylor Mr. Traylor 82, of LaGrange, GA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 13, 2018. He was born December 26, 1935 in Bowden, GA to the late Reubin Noah Traylor and Julia Elizabeth Traylor. Mr. Traylor served his nation honorably as a Sargent in the United States Army during the Korean War. He spent ...

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Police Reports–7-18-2018

Sunday afternoon about 12:40 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Wynnwood Drive in reference to a domestic incident. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who stated her boyfriend, Terrance Porter, had jumped on her and hit her several times. The victim stated that Porter punched her multiple times on her body and face, and hit her with a plastic pipe ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • The Active Life will be holding “Dance Night” featuring “The New River Band” for adults of all ages, Saturday, July 21 at 140 Ragland Street. Times are from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. Door open at 6:00 PM, and tickets are $6.00 per person. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield ...

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